Evelyn’s Biography

 

Performing worldwide with the greatest orchestras, conductors and artists, Dame Evelyn Glennie’s solo recordings, which now exceed 30 CDs, are as diverse as her career on-stage. A double GRAMMY award winner and BAFTA nominee Evelyn is a composer for film, television and music library companies. Evelyn was awarded an OBE in 1993 and now has nearly 100 international awards to date, including the Polar Music Prize and the Companion of Honour. Evelyn is currently embarking on the formation of the Evelyn Glennie Archive Collection. The vision is to open a centre that embodies her mission to Teach the World to Listen.


General Booklet

This booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to Evelyn’s life, career and musical journey. Download this booklet for:

  • More knowledge regarding Evelyn’s life
  • When Evelyn became deaf and if she uses hearing aids
  • The reason Evelyn composes new music

Deaf, Music and Sound Booklet

This booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to Evelyn’s deafness and how she can feel music. Download this booklet for:

  • An explanation as to how Evelyn can feel music
  • If Evelyn’s hearing impairment has had a negative impact on her life

Gender Booklet

This booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to Evelyn’s personal views, opinions and messages towards gender. Download this booklet for:

  • Evelyn’s opinions on women in percussion
  • Whether Evelyn feels pressure from the industry to project a certain image

Globalisation Booklet

This booklet provides answers to frequently asked questions relating to Evelyn’s personal views on the globalisation of percussion. Download this booklet for:

  • Evelyn’s opinion as to why percussion is global

Evelyn’s Essays


Questions Answered Series On YouTube


Additional Videos

What Do Artists Do All Day?

Touch The Sound

Playing From The Heart

How To Truly Listen TED Talk


Evelyn’s Products


Evelyn’s Recommendations